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Cairncastle Church

Old Presbyterian Church, Cairncastle

This Non-subscribing Presbyterian Church was consecrated in December 1989. It stands on the site of a former church built in the seventeenth century.

Photos Copyright Brian Shaw© and licensed for reuse under Creative Commons Licence.

A vertical stone, south west declining dial bearing the inscription " BY  ANDSNODY  1779". It tells the time from 5 a.m. to 4 p.m. in hours marked by Roman numerals. The hours are further subdivided into 30 min divisions.

Cairncastle is 30km north of Belfast on the B148 road

Lat 54° 54' North   Long 5° 53' West

Irish Grid    D   336100   407200

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